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this morning. david brooks calls out republican groups who he says decided not to seize the chance to usher in the largest cut in the size of government in american history. he also added, they do not see politics as the art of the possible. they do not believe in seizing opportunities to make steady, messy progress towards conservative goal. they believe if they can remain pure in their faith, some day their party will win a total and permanent victory over its foes. they believe they are the gods of the new dawn. consider this, rolling out a plan with $9 trillion in deficit reduction and grover norquist panned it because it closes some tax loopholes. coburn told nbc, this is a sick place. i mean, think about it. you don't want to make this deal because it's good for the country but it's bad for me? we need a bunch of spinal transplants in both parties. so what is the public stand about this? a massive messaging war, if you will, between the two parties for the last three or four week. the new nbc/"wall street journal" poll and i can tell you one thing it's pretty decisive. that's tonight
brooks, will face some tough questioning, appearing before lawmakers this morning, this as the developments in the growing phone hacking scandal seem to be changing by the hour. nbc's jim maceda is live for us in london outside parliment with details. jim, good morning. >> good morning, lynn. well all eyes will definitely be on a small room inside that building behind me, the mother of parliament it's called here. just big enough for 40 or so spectators, but there will be overflow rooms with television sets. this is really must-see tv today in great britain and for many other places. certainly the united states, which is why there's so much media here today as well. as one british politician put it, it's the three musketeers of the murdoch media empire and the phone-hacking scandal that will appear here later today. they'll be grilled by ten members of a select committee. it doesn't sound like much, it's the committee for culture and media. these hearings will only last an hour for rupert and his 38-year-old son, james murdoch. and another hour following that for r
to step down, scotland yard continues to make arrests. today it was rebekah brooks, former head of rupert murdoch's newspaper arm in the uk who resigned herself on friday. it was just a week ago murdoch flew to london and stood by her side, all smiles. brooks had a rise at the krngs becoming editor of "news of the world" when she was only 32. neil sean worked for another murdoch paper "the sun" and now an nbc analyst. >> she rose to the top through sheer ambition, fantastic networking and an ability to do the job. >> reporter: in 2002 with brooks at the paper's helm that "news of the world" reports allegedly hacked the phone of murdered teenager, milly dowler. brooks denied any phone hacking and apologized. she has rubbed elbows with the rich and famous and the powerful. she has had close personal relationships with the three most recent prime ministers. as recently as last december, david cameron met twice with brooks in visits his office describes as social. cameron has come under fire for his connections to murdoch's news international. his former spokesperson, andy cowl so coulson was
in britain. a former top murdoch aide rebekah brooks was arrested yesterday. the top two men resigned over questions about a former news of the world reporter and a whittle blower turned up dead. stephanie gosk is covering the story. michael wolff is author of the man who knows the news inside the secret world of rupert murdoch. to the tangled web that may be the best way to describe this hacking scandal as the parties involved, murdoch's empire, government and the police all have ties one to another. it begins with rupert murdoch, the chief of news corporation, and his son james who handles european news. on friday, les hidden resigned, he ran murdoch's dow jones and published the "wall street journal." rebekah brooks ran the tabloid news of the word and went on to run news international. she quit and was arrested yesterday. brooks' deputy at news of the world was andy colson who ran the paper when much of the hacking was going on. he resigned and became top aide for prime minister who he resigned over the hacking scandal. the prime minister is also friends with rebekah brooks and james m
of a parliamentary committee investigating the news the world phone hacking scandal in the usa. rebecca brooks, former executive chief at news international also answered questions from the same committee and she was arrested sunday in relation to the phone hacking and bribery aleses. miss brooks was released without being charged. both sections receiving major media coverage in the u.k. and here in the states and we should note that news corporation is the parent company of fox news channel. rich, let me start with you. we heard the sound bite from rupert murdoch during the testimony, saying, hey, this is getting the attention it's getting because of our competitors who would love to see us fail. does he have a point. >> yeah, i think it plays into it. to me reminds me of the valerie plame flap, disproportionate primarily driven by politics. especially the coverage in the united states. the new york times the other day had two front page side by side lengthy stories about something going on in britain. to do that otherwise, you would need the queen to abdicate and the plague to hit london. cl
is often mistaken for a brushfire. it is brooke goldstein, founder of the children's right institute -- i don't know what that is -- and director of the law fare project. well done. he is living on borrowed time and mounds of old paint chips, it is my sidekick, bill shultz. and he is witty and charming, but enough about wayne brady. it is joe derosa. his comedy central album "the depression oxygen" is available. you look really, really uncomfortable. and his lefty thinking is why he is shrinking. good to see you, pinch. >> sorry, greg. i'm still tired after doing press for the brilliant documentary, page one in the "new york times." i presented a guess while walking the red carpet. unfortunately i cannot walk. just sort of sat there. missed the first hour of the film as a result. very sad. >> wow. >> wow indeed. >> it wasn't much of a story. >> when was a documentary on you ever made? oh it wasn't. go "new york times." yea! here i am. >> you are done. >> you are talking to a puppet. >> every time you put the camera on him he keeps talking. >> i of course i will will talk every time you p
confirming rebekah brooks has been arrested in the hacking scandal. brooks resigned last week. she was formerly the editor of the "news of the world" newspaper. brooks is the 10th person arrested by british police in their investigation of phone hacking by newspapers and allegations of police bribery. we'll get more on this story in just a few minutes from our thrown bureau live there. >>> emergency and health be officials are warning the shaet on for much of the midwest and the northeast. forecasters say temperatures in the nation's mid-section are running 15 degrees higher than normal, even hitting triple digits in some places. the big question is there any relief in sight. alex wallace has an update. it's the duration that we're concerned about here. >> absolutely, you know if it was one or two days we could take it. we've complained but we can handle it. unfortunately we're talking about all the way through at least the end of next week having to deal with this heat and because of that we got excessive heat warns that stretch as you mentioned right in the mid-section of the cou
brooks was arrested yesterday. the top two men resigned over questions about a former news of the world reporter and a whittle blower turned up dead. stephan steph boanie gosk is covering t story. to the tangled web that may be the best way to describe this hacking scandal as the parties involved, murdoch's empire, government and the police all have ties one to another. it begins with rupert murdoch, the chief of news corporation, which includes the british any news international. his son james handles european operations for newscorp. on friday, les hidden resigned, he ran murdoch's dow jones and published the "wall street journal." rebekah brooks ran the tabloid news of the word and went on to she went on to run news international. she quit and was arrested yesterday. david cameron became prime minister. coolson later resigned from the prime minister's office over the hacking scandal. the prime minister is friends with rebecca brooks and james murdoch. a royals reporter named clive goodman hired a private investigator to hack the phones of aides to the royal family. scotland yard ran
in the uk hacking scandal. rebeck ka brooks the ceo of british nurpz corp. empire has resigned. rupert murdoch released a staurmt that reads in part, she has been one of the outstanding editors of her generation and she can be proud of her accomplishments as an executive. we support her as she takes this step to clear her names. the company is responding to unfair attacks by setting the record straight. and just moments ago rupert murdoch met with the family of the murdered teenager who's phone hacking brought this scandal to the attention of the uk public. we go now to london. it was really that child's murder and the hacking -- the revelation that her phone was hacked and that the emails were erased and her family had been so damaged by it that really made it come home. what happened today? >> that's true, andrea. she's really been the face of this crisis. it did spark a lot of anger. it's very interesting. rupert murdoch goes to this meeting with this family. the 80-year-old owner of news corp., the second largest media company many the world. work with a working class british famil
now quick. rebeckka brooks is out on bail and along with rupert murdoch they've all been called to testify tomorrow in parliament. and -- >> what are you doing here? >> thought i'd try out my sea legs. >> you ain't got no legs, lieutenant dan. >> you know him best as lieutenant dan from "forest gump." but the story doesn't stop there for gary sinise. how the role of a lifetime has inspired him to help our men and women in uniform. good day i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. can washington -- can wishing rather for a balanced budget make it happen? the house is voting tomorrow to cap spending and approve a balanced budget amendment. even though senate leaders say there is no chance of it passing. we me now georgia republican congressman john price member of the budget committee as well. congressman, great to see you. >> thank you so much. >> let's talk about this cap and the balanced budget amendment as well. what is the point, time is short. everyone agree it's not going to end up passing the senate or in any way getting to the president's desk for signature. so what is the
rebecca brooks all summoned to appear next week before a british parliamentary committee. last night former prime minister gordon brown announced "news of the world" hacked his records. and described that the "sun" revealed his son had cystic fibrosis. >> to tears. having your son broadcast across the media. sarah and i were incredibly upset about it. thinking about his future. thinking about our family. >> also, cnbc's simon hobbs and "vanity fair "contributor who wrote the ad. we covered the story on the empire. an update. those who haven't been catching up to this matter in britain, what are the evil infractions by the murdoch empire? >> the revelations go on and on. the one that caught people's attention, which it was revealed they'd actually hacked into a 13-year-old girl who had gone missing and in fact was murdered. it's alleged they actually went through and deleted some of the messages on her phone in order that more could be received. that they could then potentially report on in the press. the revolt in the uk is at full tilt and the big news overnight, the big news tonigh
afford. now if republicans don't buy that, as david brooks said nothing in the new york times, they are idiots. they don't know how to govern. they won. they ought to take this deal. >> mr. brooks, conservative columnists, is saying come on. you are marginalizing yourself. can't even you even hear from your own people that ideal logically agreed with the republican line. >> well, look, reverend sharpton, you showed some polls a minute ago that showed 70 or 8 30ers don't agree with republican owns this or that or the other thing. if the republicans are standing up for their convictions and beliefs against the tide of public opinion, it may be political courage an political decision. i don't agree that brooks is a great conservative, al. i think i'm known as a conservative. but let me talk about bill's points. you mentioned yourself, al, let's go back to bush rates. you are talking about raising taxes. we don't believe when the economy, when guys are out of work, 16% of our labor force is underemployed or unemployed, do you hammer the private economy. one more point. you mention
that far. but earlier today rebekah brooks was arrested in connection with the "news of the world" investigation. brooks is of course the former editor of the paper. and until friday she was the chief executive of news international, which is a british wing of murdoch's newscorp. now, police initially announced just a few hours ago that a 43-year-old woman had been arrested, being questioned on suspicion of conspiring into thear september communications and suspicion of corruption who we learned related to rebekah broo brooks. those related to phone hacking and bribes. she voluntarily attended a police station to assist in the investigation in what was a prearranged appointment. it does not seem, however -- it does seem, rather, that the arrest came as a bit of a surprise to her. now, her arrest comes today when news international had given another full-page apology in british newspapers here, stating that they would fully cooperate with the police and that there was nowhere to hide those who had done any misdoings. this comes just two days before rebekah brooks and rupert murdoch
investigation is rebekah brooks. she's the 10th person arrested in the "news of the world" case and the questions about why and how the phone hacking of certain high-profile individuals has happened. we're just getting that information here to msnbc. we'll have a live report from london. stay with us. we set our goals higher than anyone. perdue is the first and the only chicken company to have usda-process-verified programs for fresh all-natural chicken. [ joe ] we never have used steroids or hormones of any type, and always raised cage-free. we're trying to make a better chicken. ♪ and always raised cage-free. ♪ ♪ ♪ introducing purina one beyond a new food for your cat or dog. hey, dad, you think i could drive? i'll tell you what -- when we stop to fill it up. ♪ ♪ [ son ] you realize, it's gotta run out sometime. [ male announcer ] jetta tdi clean diesel. the turbo that gets 42 miles per gallon. ♪ >>> we got some breaking news for you this morning from london. there's been another arrest. it's a big name. we go to london for the latest. good morning. what can you
and top editor rebekah brooks all summoned to appear next week before a british parliamentary committee. last night former prime minister gordon brown announced "news of the world" hacked his records. he also described his reaction to the 2006 "sun" newspaper report that revealed his son had had cystic fibrosis. >> in tears. your son is now going to be broadcast across the media sarah and i were incredibly upset about it. we were thinking about his long-term future. we're thinking about our family. >>> joining us now is cnbc's simon hobbs and "vanity fair" contributor michael wolfe, who wrote the cover story. simon, give us an update. what have been the evil infractions by the murdoch empire? >> the revelations go on and on. the one that caught people's attention, which it was revealed they'd actually hacked into a 13-year-old girl who had gone missing and in fact was murdered. it's alleged they actually went through and deleted some of the messages on her phone in order that more could be received. that they could then potentially report on in the press. >> the revulsion in the uk is a
looks like a real sovereign debt crisis for our country. >> i want to quote david brooks. quoted over the past few years. this is david brooks from "the new york times." the republican party has been infected by a faction that is more of a psychological protest than a practical governing alternative. if you ask them to raise taxes an inch to cut government spending by a foot, they'll say no. to members of this, tax levels are everything. members have taken a small piece of economic policy and turned it into a sacred fixation. if you were offered for revenue increases of some kind, would you say no because you don't want revenue increases? >> i would love to do tax reform. i hate the fact we use it for social engineering. number four on the contract from america, which is a tea party manifesto of sorts, is fundamental tax reform. so we're all for that, but this is a spending problem. this is a -- >> you would accept a very good deal? >> why would you -- >> would you accept a deal? >> would you talk about revenue -- >> no, in other words, saying we won't accept revenue increase under an
at this hour from london, itn sources confirm that rebekah brooks, the former ceo of rupert murdoch's corporation in britain, has been arrested in the hacking scandal. brooks resigned last week. she was formerly the editor of the now-defunct "news of the world" newspaper. brooks is the tenth person arrested by british police in their investigation of phone hacking by newspapers and allegations of police bribery. >>> california senator barbara boxer was the target of alleged death threats. the threatening messages were left on voicemail, and police say they were able to track them back to a 47-year-old suspect who lived north of san francisco. he was arrested and faces arraignment on tuesday. >>> they touted it as a traffic nightmare from out of a disaster film, all because of a construction project near interstate 405 in southern california. but despite fears of a so-called carmageddon, drivers seem to have been spared that drama. officials credit warnings on social media sites like twitter with helping keeping -- helping to keep people off the roads. the 405 is expected to reopen b
this morning as a result of that. carl icon offering to by clorox. news core rebekah brooks resigning today. >> no early trips to the hamptons for wall street guys. >> i may sneak out anyway. i don't know. >> okay. very nice. melissa francis. thanks very much. >>> up next, is president obama making a mistake backing a deal that doesn't do as much as what his own debt commission pushed for. we're going to ask the commission co-chair next. >>> news corp embattled ceo is out. >>> and here's a picture for you. that's right. it's not just kids and grandmas, even former secretaries of defense get tsa scrutiny. this was donald rumsfeld at chicago's o'hare airport. go figure. we'll be right back. with scientifically proven soy complex and natural minerals. give you sheer coverage instantly, then go on to even skin tone in four weeks. aveeno tinted moisturizers. helps defends against occasional constipation, diarrhea, gas and bloating. with three strains of good bacteria to help balance your colon. you had me at "probiotic." [ female announcer ] phillips' colon health. >> few other stories making he
from rebekah brooks. if you see it he was trying to get a pie in the face of rupert murdoch. if we can get that shot back up again, you can see in niz left hand a tin -- and see if we can get that shot back up. it looks like he had a tin in his left hand a cream pie that he was going to smash in the face of rupert murdoch during these hearings. the man was quickly taken away in handcuffs. you saw the images of him outside he had something all over his face. wendy dang in the pink jumping up. she is a volleyball player. that looks like a spike. she's known to be a fan of volleyball. anyway, you can see the pie right there trying to get in the face of rupert murdoch. the woman in the gray i'm not sure who she is. she was sitting to the left op of wendy dang. michelle is with us now. is this ovenly some type of protesters coming in to disrupt this and create a true embarrassment to rupert murdoch by delivering a pie in the face? >> we guess. we're basically looking at the exact same pictures that you are. and we're seeing a feed from all over sources here in the uk. it's the same picture
brooks, a murdoch favorite, one-time editor of "news of the world" has resigned. >>> continued controversy swirls around the military's don't ask, don't tell policy banning openly gay service members despite congress voting to end the 17-year-old policy last year. yesterday the obama administration asked an appeals court to reconsider an order it made for an immediate end to don't ask, don't tell. the court had ruled since the process of repealing the policy was well under way, there was no reason to continue enforcing it. but the justice department is arguing ending the ban now would eliminate a timetable established last year that was designed to promote an orderly transition. >>> now here's a look at some of the other stories making news early today in america. a severe storm led to a tragic turn of events in utah. heavy rain washed away a road, creating a massive sinkhole, causing a father to crash into the edge of the 30-foot deep and 40-foot wide crater, instantly killing his daughter. another motorist drove into the sinkhole but suffered only minor injuries. >>> if anyon
and brookings. here in minneapolis it's dying auchlt i would take an umbrella, though, if you're leaving the door. as far as the forecast for today, you notice the heat continues day after day. it's not record-breaking. it's typical to be in the hundreds in dallas. it's just that we haven't seen rain. it's going to be hot in places like boston and new york city. newark at 90, d.c. at 91. that's pretty steamy. tomorrow we'll do it all over again. new york will be one of the warmer areas at 92. the bottom line is, lynn, we're in what the weather people call the summer doldrums. it's kind of hot and steamy. if you're lucky, you'll get a downpour. >> thanks so much. >>> back to work on wall street. >>> the nextet possible distraction for traders. >>> how is business going at the vatican? your "first look" headlines are straight ahead. >>> the captain is back. two bizarre walk-off and you think you eight a lot of hot dogs yesterday? think again. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. [ female announcer ] ever wish vegetables didn't taste so vegetably? well, v8 v-fusion juice gives you a full
hinton in the british job, rebekah brooks resigned this morning. potentially next on the chopping block, somebody even closer to him, rupert murdoch's own son james who has been busy not explaining himself, paying off phone hacking victims on the side. this is a damaging scandal. but that leaves some of the as-yet surviving parts of his media empire in the position of having to cover their boss' really big problem. when that kind of thing goes badly, that kind of thing goes really, really badly. i have seen a lot of amazing things come out of the morning show program on the fox news channel, but although i will admit of having low expectations of howç the fox news channel morning show would handle the murdoch scandal story, i never anticipated it would look like this. >> rebekah brooks has now resigned as chief executive of our parent company's british news corporation. this morning we're finding out the pentagon suffered one of its largest hacking events ever, a psycher theft of more than 125,000 files. the pentagon says they were stolen by a foreign government. what do you make of t
are refusing to play along. joining me is republican congressman mo brooks from alabama, a tea party freshman, an original co-sponsor of the cut, cap and balance bill. congressman, this bill is being debated on the floor now. it would roll back spending to 1966 levels, i believe. it's so extreme that even the ryan budget would be unconstitutional, and it protects tax cuts for the rich and corporations. how is that a balanced approach, if your view? >> i respectfully disagree with your characterization of it. quite frankly, in fy-12, all it cuts is roughly 11.5 billion dollars. that means it's only addressing 7% of the problem in fy-12. we would all like to spend money on programs, but in order to do that you have to have the money in hand. >> no question about it, congressman. >> we simply do not have the money to spend on all the things -- >> i think you're doing a great job of telling us the budget, but why don't you answer my question. how do you protect the rich and corporations in the bill and call that shared sacrifice or balanced approach? >> well, i disagree with your characterization
that when he was quoted as saying that in an interview in the star tribune that he was quoting david brooks from a david brooks column. that particular quote was taken out of context, pawlenty argued and the newspaper issued a clarification. but if you read the interview, pawlenty talked -- >> the sentiment was factual. >> very much. and government needs to be more active. >> we know you're going to be some pawlenty statements, later today, you'll have some some of the pawlenty barbs back and forth. i have noticed it's actually gotten more truthful around here, why is that? >> in the debt debate there's been more responsible dialogue. >> you've got to be kidding me, irresponsible abilities to get things done, but the dialogue's been responsible? >> the truth index is flirting with positive territory. >> how about that, bill adair, editor-in-chi editor-in-chief. >>> it is only wednesday, the hump day panel is going to talk about developing news, we just talked about the cbo scoring of the harry reid plan. and is mitt romney counting his chickening before the hatch. and they heated it up and
, british deputy prime minister, urge, rupert murdoch and former news of the world eder rebecca brooks to fully cooperate with parliament's investigation of the operation run by murdoch. anyway, the fbi in this country opened up an investigation into whether the news corporation run by murdoch hacked into anybody here involved with september 11th. the victims especially their phones and want to know if the same kind of things happened here that happened over there. scotland yard made its ninth arrest in a widening scandal over in britain. how far will this go? joining us, u.s. senator barbara boxer from california. do you think the fbi should investigate the newscorp and rupert murdoch? >> absolutely and senator jay rockefeller, chairman of the committee of which i am a senior member, he joined me and we asked for an investigation by the department of justice and the security and exchange commission. listen, chris, there are two laws that really may be implicated here, that may have been broken here. one is the foreign corrupt practices act that passed in the '70s. one is the so-called
top lieutenants son james murdoch and rebecca brooks have been summoned to parliament to be questioned by mps who are furious of the allegations of phone hacking and the payment of police officers for confidential information. but now, they are not the only ones being investigated. two current and two former metropolitan police officers including andy hayman, a terrorist analysis for msnbc news who i spoke to at the royal wedding were investigated for wrongdoing in a criminal investigation six years ago. with the latest on the escalating scandal, i'm joined by stephanie gosk in london. stephanie, "international news" has not confirmed that mr. brooks and mr. murdoch will not attend the inquiry, and why would they go? >> well, they are not compelled legally to go, and it is not going to be pleasant experience for them. they have serious questions they will have to face, and there is a lot of anger out there we saw today with members of parliament questioning members of scotland yard. but why would they at the end? because murdoch has a business deal pending that is worth billions of dol
're summoning rupert murdoch, his son and rebecca brooks at the heart of this scandal from the beginning. s the important to note this is not like a u.s. subpoena to appear. it's unclear what kind of legal grounds there are to compel them to show up. it's kind of like a firm ichb tags. if they do, they would be expected to answer some questions on tuesday. there's some theory that perhaps murdoch would want this opportunity to defend his corporation and also as you know, he is pending a very large media deal here worth billions of dollars that he wants to continue to support. and wants the government here to support. richard? >> stephanie as we do look at what's happening so far, has there been any response or have we heard anything from brown anything as of yet? >> the media allegations over the last 24 hours show a concerted campaign by rupert murdoch's papers to go after brown and go after his personal information financial and in one case medical as well. brown responded today after lots of media conch on this issue he was particularly passionate in an interview with the bbc over an inc
papers, "the wall street journal." nbc's stephanie gos k is in london. what's rebecca brooks saying about her resignation. >> she wrote a letter to her staff. in that letter she reiterated her apologies for what she now knows was happening at news of the world while she was there. she goes on to say her position was becoming a distraction to what she calls their genuine efforts to try to fix mistakes of the past. call it damage control or call it genuine efforts to fix those mistakes, it is definitely in high gear today. you have rupert murdoch meeting the family of the 13-year-old who was a murder victim and had her phone tapped. and rebeck ka brooks was the editor of news oof the world when that happened. it ends a week of lottings of casualties for news corp. this is just the latest. contessa. >> what about rupert murdoch's interview with "the wall street journal"? is he owning up to any responsibility in all of this. >> he does seem to be deflecting a little bit. he is making the point of addressing the allegations. we have a couple of quotes from that interview for you. the first he
of psychologicalland yard. we've seen ten arrests to date and some high profile arrests as well, rebeck ka brooks, the chief executive of murdoch's british media holdings who says it was a complete surprise when she showed up sunday in a prearranged appointment with police and subsequently held for nine hours, questioned and then released on bail. in all of this, contessa, more pressure on the murdoch family. clearly we're going to see 80-year-old rupert murdoch. tomorrow his 38-year-old son james and rebeckka brooks are expected to appear before the committee and answer that barrage of questions. there's questions on david cameron the british p.m. he's in south africa. today he addressed the phone hacking scandal. he's clearly standing his ground. here's a little bit of what david cameron had to say. >> what the government wants to do here is what i think the whole country wants to do which is to make sure we sort out this issue, we have a proper police investigation, a proper inquiry into what went wrong at news international and news of the world and proper arrangements for the future so that
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